Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowned early Sunday morning while swimming with friends yacht club in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  He played 11 seasons in the NFL.

He was 35.

Via FOX News:

“They went out for a swim and unfortunately he did not emerge after diving in,” Hamilton Police Inspector Martin Schulenberg told the Spectator. “Unfortunately, our efforts on the water and in the area just around the piers were met with negative results.”

Sad news.  There will be more to come from this story to determine what happened to cause the drowning.